Accepted items: Tissue paper, gift wrap, straws, ribbons & bows, napkins, storage containers, party decorations, punch bowls, single-use cups & plates, utensils
Not accepted: Electronic products, food & beverage containers, permanent glassware, permanent flatware

 

Collect with large bags

Collect with large Zero Waste Bags

Recycle party supplies and disposables by using our large Zero Waste Bag. Make sure to check off the “Party supplies & disposables” checkbox on the front of the Zero Waste Bag. When the Zero Waste Bag is full, seal it, then scan the QR code or log in to your account to schedule a pickup. Place the Zero Waste Bag in your collection bin or at your doorstep, and we’ll pick it up at the scheduled time.

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How we recycle

When we receive your Zero Waste Bag, we check it in and sort out anything that isn't accepted waste.

When we receive your Zero Waste Bag, we check it in and sort out anything that isn't accepted waste.

The consolidated materials are shredded, cleaned, and separated into categories (like paper and plastic) based on processing requirements, then processed.

The consolidated materials are shredded, cleaned, and separated into categories (like paper and plastic) based on processing requirements, then processed.

The raw materials are used to make new products, including <a href="/pages/community">items that will benefit your local community</a>.

The raw materials are used to make new products, including items that will benefit your local community.

Learn more about how we recycle party supplies & disposables 

Each Zero Waste Bag is opened upon receipt and visually inspected for any non-compliant materials, then consolidated for processing in bulk.

The consolidated materials are size-reduced through shredding and cleaned in temperature-regulated water baths with agitation and surfactants to remove residual product or other contaminants. The clean materials are then sorted by density profile and composition through multi-stage air, optical, and water-based mechanical sortation systems. 

Clean, sorted plastics are mixed with other plastics to make recycled plastic blends that are then used by various manufacturers to make new products. Clean, sorted papers are pulped and used in paper-based sheeting.

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